Kira makes waves

Helderberg resident, Kira Bester, 19, was the runner-up at the Fenn SA Surfski Champs, held in Durban over the weekend. Kwa-Zulu Natal paddler, Michelle Burn, won the S1 Ladies division, with Melanie van Niekerk of the Western Cape ending in third place. Kira won the under 23 division, which puts her in line to be considered for inclusion in the SA Sursfki team to compete in Lanzarote, Spain in early July. Hank McGregor won the national title for men. The 26km race ran from Durban Underwater club, to Amazimtoti. PICTURE: JOHN HISHIN